Huntley 158 offers 5th grade students the opportunity to participate in band or orchestra, allowing them to continue on in their selected program in middle school if desired.

Program Details

  • All students, whether participating in one of these optional programs or not, will continue to have the traditional music special each week.
  • 5th Grade band or orchestra students will participate in two small-group lessons for 30 minutes, twice a week.  These lessons will be scheduled as a rotation occurring during different points of the school day.
  • Additional whole-group practices will occur on occasion to prepare students for a scheduled concert.


  • Band instruments include: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone and Percussion
  • Orchestra instruments include: Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass
  • Instruments for either program can be rented through vendors with whom our middle school music programs have established relationships. Click here for more information on instrument rentals.

Information Sessions and Registration

Click here to learn more about the recruitment and registration process.


If you have any questions, please contact your child’s music teacher.